Infosys Limited is an Indian multinational information technology company that provides business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. Infosys was positioned as a leader in the Forrester Wave Application Modernization & Migration Services and in the same year Infosys was also positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data and Analytics Services. Infosys was ranked No. 1 in the HFS Top 10 Agile Software Development 2020 report and also ranked as the 3rd Best Regarded Company in the World by Forbes.
In 2012, Infosys was ranked No. 19 amongst the world’s most innovative companies by Forbes.
Infosys was founded by seven engineers named N.R. Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani, S. Gopalakrishnan, S. D. Shibulal, K. Dinesh, N. S. Raghavan, Ashok Arora in Pune, Maharashtra, and was registered as Infosys Consultants Private Limited on 2 July 1981 with an initial capital of $250 in 1981. In 1983, it relocated its office to Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The company changed its name to Infosys Technologies Private Limited in April 1992 when it became a public limited company in June 1992 and later renamed to Infosys Limited in June 2011. Currently Infosys appointed Salil Parekh as chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director (MD) of the company with effect from 2 January 2018.
Infosys provides software development, maintenance and independent validation services to companies in finance, insurance, manufacturing and other domains. One of its known products is Finacle which is a universal banking solution with various modules for retail and corporate banking.
Its key products and services Infosys provides are:
NIA – Next Generation Integrated AI Platform (formerly known as Mana)
Infosys Consulting – a global management consulting service
Cloud-based enterprise transformation services
Infosys Information Platform (IIP) – Analytics platform
EdgeVerve Systems which includes Finacle, a global banking platform
Panaya Cloud Suite
Infosys had a total of 2,59,619 employees (generally known as “Infoscions”) in 2021, out of which 38.6% were women. Out of its total workforce, 229,658 are software professionals and remaining 13,796 work for support and sales.
The Training Centre known as Infosys Leadership Institute (ILI), based in Mysuru, has 196 rooms and trains about 4000 trainees annually. Its purpose is to prepare and develop the senior leaders in Infosys for current and future executive leadership roles.
The Infosys Training Centre in Mysuru also provides a number of extracurricular facilities like tennis, badminton, basketball, swimming pool and gym.